Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 81 193
Rank change year-on-year +27 +112 +251
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 3,503 3,903 2,485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.74% 3.73% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.74% 9.49% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,090 3,524 2,304
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

.NET Core is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,836 41,113 53,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.41% 39.24% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24,307 34,454 45,017
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in England.

Salary trend for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in England over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in England

.NET Core
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Core within the England region over the 6 months to 11 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 1,320 £75,000 +15.38% 281
South East +35 916 £55,000 +10.00% 168
North of England -10 540 £47,500 +5.56% 225
Midlands +49 345 £45,500 -4.21% 124
North West -1 322 £50,000 - 138
South West +26 295 £45,000 -5.26% 70
West Midlands +42 174 £45,500 -9.00% 65
East Midlands +35 171 £47,500 +18.75% 58
Yorkshire -28 162 £47,500 +13.77% 65
North East +32 56 £42,250 -0.59% 22
East of England -11 50 £58,250 +5.91% 58
.NET Core
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing .NET Core also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 3,499 (99.89%) .NET
2 2,957 (84.41%) C#
3 1,945 (55.52%) Azure
4 1,894 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
5 1,867 (53.30%) JavaScript
6 1,529 (43.65%) SQL
7 1,198 (34.20%) SQL Server
8 1,173 (33.49%) Microservices
9 1,153 (32.91%) MVC
10 1,080 (30.83%) .NET Framework
11 1,079 (30.80%) React
12 1,024 (29.23%) AngularJS
13 990 (28.26%) ASP.NET
14 988 (28.20%) Software Engineering
15 983 (28.06%) TDD
16 954 (27.23%) DevOps
17 903 (25.78%) CSS
18 832 (23.75%) AWS
19 804 (22.95%) Docker
20 788 (22.50%) HTML
21 714 (20.38%) Finance
22 700 (19.98%) Scrum
23 675 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web API
24 540 (15.42%) SOLID
25 538 (15.36%) Microsoft
26 525 (14.99%) Kubernetes
27 491 (14.02%) Vue.js
28 488 (13.93%) TypeScript
29 463 (13.22%) Entity Framework
30 430 (12.28%) Fintech

.NET Core
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 112 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 87 (2.48%) CMS
3 71 (2.03%) NServiceBus
4 66 (1.88%) IIS
5 49 (1.40%) EPiServer
6 41 (1.17%) Confluence
6 41 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 32 (0.91%) Umbraco
9 17 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (0.34%) Kentico
12 11 (0.31%) Apache
13 9 (0.26%) nginx
14 8 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.14%) Headless CMS
16 4 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.086%) Sitefinity
18 2 (0.057%) SharePoint 2010
18 2 (0.057%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.40%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (0.26%) InVision
3 9 (0.26%) Sketch
4 6 (0.17%) Figma
5 5 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.086%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 86 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.086%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.057%) Maximo
5 2 (0.057%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.057%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.029%) Magento
6 1 (0.029%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.029%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.029%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,945 (55.52%) Azure
2 832 (23.75%) AWS
3 253 (7.22%) Serverless
4 220 (6.28%) SaaS
5 216 (6.17%) PaaS
6 137 (3.91%) Azure Functions
7 128 (3.65%) GCP
8 104 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
9 89 (2.54%) IaaS
10 48 (1.37%) GitHub
11 44 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (1.03%) NuGet
14 34 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
14 34 (0.97%) Power Platform
15 27 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
16 25 (0.71%) Logic Apps
16 25 (0.71%) npm
17 23 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
18 20 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.85%) HTTP
2 54 (1.54%) Skype
3 23 (0.66%) Internet
4 10 (0.29%) AMQP
5 7 (0.20%) Network Security
6 6 (0.17%) VPN
7 5 (0.14%) Firewall
8 4 (0.11%) DNS
8 4 (0.11%) SMTP
8 4 (0.11%) WEP
9 3 (0.086%) Intranet
9 3 (0.086%) RTP
10 2 (0.057%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.057%) SSL
10 2 (0.057%) VoIP
11 1 (0.029%) FTP
11 1 (0.029%) RFID
11 1 (0.029%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,198 (34.20%) SQL Server
2 348 (9.93%) NoSQL
3 133 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 123 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 120 (3.43%) MongoDB
5 120 (3.43%) Redis
6 116 (3.31%) MySQL
7 104 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 90 (2.57%) Cosmos DB
9 56 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 32 (0.91%) SQLPlus
11 29 (0.83%) Big Data
12 28 (0.80%) SQL Server 2019
13 23 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 23 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
14 21 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.57%) Oracle Database
16 19 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 430 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 203 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 194 (5.54%) TeamCity
4 169 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 158 (4.51%) Selenium
5 158 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 140 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 127 (3.63%) GitLab
8 115 (3.28%) NUnit
9 102 (2.91%) Jenkins
10 79 (2.26%) JIRA
11 58 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 54 (1.54%) webpack
13 51 (1.46%) Cypress.io
14 46 (1.31%) Moq
15 42 (1.20%) Grunt
16 39 (1.11%) Storybook
17 31 (0.88%) MSTest
18 26 (0.74%) Burp Suite
19 22 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 714 (20.38%) Finance
2 148 (4.22%) Front Office
3 82 (2.34%) Games
4 80 (2.28%) Telecoms
5 77 (2.20%) Public Sector
6 62 (1.77%) Marketing
7 58 (1.66%) Retail
8 48 (1.37%) Banking
9 46 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 44 (1.26%) Law
11 43 (1.23%) Automotive
12 42 (1.20%) Advertising
13 30 (0.86%) Electronics
14 29 (0.83%) Back Office
15 25 (0.71%) Legal
16 19 (0.54%) Local Government
16 19 (0.54%) Police
17 14 (0.40%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 9 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,641 (75.39%) Developer
2 1,585 (45.25%) .NET Developer
3 1,001 (28.58%) C# Developer
4 756 (21.58%) Senior Developer
5 680 (19.41%) Software Developer
6 618 (17.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 519 (14.82%) Software Engineer
8 428 (12.22%) Senior .NET Developer
9 419 (11.96%) .NET Software Developer
10 354 (10.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 302 (8.62%) C# Software Developer
12 287 (8.19%) Senior C# Developer
13 261 (7.45%) Azure Developer
14 247 (7.05%) .NET Software Engineer
15 216 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
16 195 (5.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 188 (5.37%) SQL Developer
18 160 (4.57%) Senior Software Engineer
19 137 (3.91%) React Developer
20 124 (3.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,499 (99.89%) .NET
2 1,080 (30.83%) .NET Framework
3 1,079 (30.80%) React
4 1,024 (29.23%) AngularJS
5 990 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 903 (25.78%) CSS
7 788 (22.50%) HTML
8 675 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 491 (14.02%) Vue.js
10 463 (13.22%) Entity Framework
11 401 (11.45%) Web Services
12 366 (10.45%) REST
13 355 (10.13%) jQuery
14 352 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 301 (8.59%) RESTful
16 284 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 274 (7.82%) ASP.NET Core
18 273 (7.79%) Node.js
19 258 (7.37%) HTML5
20 207 (5.91%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 374 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
2 204 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 149 (4.25%) Hedge funds
4 146 (4.17%) User Experience
5 120 (3.43%) Derivative
6 117 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 103 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 103 (2.94%) N-Tier
8 92 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 88 (2.51%) Equities
10 78 (2.23%) Fixed Income
11 76 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
12 66 (1.88%) Algorithms
13 65 (1.86%) Cloud Native
14 60 (1.71%) Data Structures
15 43 (1.23%) Reinsurance
16 28 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 19 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
18 14 (0.40%) LIMS
18 14 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 154 (4.40%) Linux
2 128 (3.65%) Windows
3 41 (1.17%) Android
4 34 (0.97%) Windows Server
5 27 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.20%) VMS
7 6 (0.17%) Unix
8 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.11%) SUSE
9 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,894 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,173 (33.49%) Microservices
3 1,153 (32.91%) MVC
4 988 (28.20%) Software Engineering
5 983 (28.06%) TDD
6 954 (27.23%) DevOps
7 700 (19.98%) Scrum
8 540 (15.42%) SOLID
9 430 (12.28%) Fintech
10 425 (12.13%) Test Automation
11 393 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
12 379 (10.82%) Mentoring
13 376 (10.73%) Unit Testing
14 348 (9.93%) OO
15 292 (8.34%) BDD
16 285 (8.14%) Web Development
17 255 (7.28%) SDLC
18 193 (5.51%) Computer Science
19 182 (5.20%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
20 178 (5.08%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,957 (84.41%) C#
2 1,867 (53.30%) JavaScript
3 1,529 (43.65%) SQL
4 488 (13.93%) TypeScript
5 313 (8.94%) T-SQL
6 250 (7.14%) Python
7 189 (5.40%) PowerShell
8 147 (4.20%) Java
9 140 (4.00%) Go
10 137 (3.91%) C++
11 51 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 44 (1.26%) ES6
13 30 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 26 (0.74%) PHP
15 25 (0.71%) Ruby
16 23 (0.66%) VB
17 19 (0.54%) C
17 19 (0.54%) Perl
18 18 (0.51%) F#
19 14 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 344 (9.82%) Degree
2 127 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 29 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.37%) HNC
7 11 (0.31%) ISEB
7 11 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.11%) CISA
10 4 (0.11%) CISM
10 4 (0.11%) CISSP
10 4 (0.11%) ISSAP
10 4 (0.11%) ISSEP
11 2 (0.057%) MCAD
11 2 (0.057%) MCPD
12 1 (0.029%) CFA
12 1 (0.029%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.22%) QA
2 10 (0.29%) PSD2
3 5 (0.14%) GRC
4 4 (0.11%) COBIT
4 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.11%) NIST
5 3 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.057%) SLA
6 2 (0.057%) SOC 2
System Software
1 804 (22.95%) Docker
2 28 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.029%) LXC
Systems Management
1 525 (14.99%) Kubernetes
2 225 (6.42%) Terraform
3 68 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.63%) Kibana
4 22 (0.63%) MIIS
5 20 (0.57%) Ansible
6 18 (0.51%) Prometheus
7 12 (0.34%) Grafana
7 12 (0.34%) Puppet
8 7 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.17%) Istio
10 2 (0.057%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.057%) logstash
11 1 (0.029%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.029%) Nmap
11 1 (0.029%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 538 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 86 (2.46%) Nintex
3 79 (2.26%) Google
4 62 (1.77%) Oracle
5 61 (1.74%) Xamarin
6 30 (0.86%) SAP
7 26 (0.74%) VMware
8 25 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 21 (0.60%) Databricks
10 18 (0.51%) Telerik
11 16 (0.46%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.37%) Samsung
13 12 (0.34%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.31%) Adobe
14 11 (0.31%) Sparx
15 9 (0.26%) Splunk
15 9 (0.26%) Xceptor
16 8 (0.23%) IBM
17 5 (0.14%) Cognizant
17 5 (0.14%) Murex